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What Britain has learned about social mobility

A new report paints a depressing picture

By Josh Lowe  

British retailer Tesco removes anti-homeless spikes from outside its Metro store on Regent Street on June 12, 2014 ahead of a demonstration organised by political groups © NEWZULU/GUY CORBISHLEY

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